27. Juris Skujāns, Rector of the Latvia University of Agriculture. University Working in the Largest Baltic Palace.

            Latvia University of Agriculture (LLU) is an independent legal, autonomous entity with self-governance rights and its main goal is to provide students with knowledge in academic and professional higher education, develop science and culture, promote intellectual potential in Latvia, and especially for a sustainable development of the Latvian countryside. LLU mission is to become a modern and internationally recognized university which actively joins the European higher education and science arena.

            In order to reach its goal, there are nine faculties with more than 70 accredited different level study programs. There is a statement that LLU offers the largest number of study programs among the related higher education institutions in the Baltic and Nordic countries. LLU is the third largest public university in Latvia, with more than 6000 students, including 200 doctoral students.



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